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A Guide to Croatian Wine

| Croatia

With rich cultural heritage, impressive nature, and stunning seacoast there are already plenty of reasons to visit Croatia. Wine is not necessarily the first that comes to mind when we mention this European beauty, but Croatian wine, while not as world-famous as French and Italian, is undoubtedly worth experiencing. The thing about wine, of course, […]

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9 Things You Absolutely Must Know About Croatian Culture

| Croatia

Croatia is used to visitors. With it’s stunning Adriatic coast, tiny, romantic towns and historical places, with music festivals, wine, beautiful traditions and beautiful women, it is no wonder that nearly a fifth of the country’s GDP comes from tourism. Locals love visitors because your interest in their country delights them and they also realize […]

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Learn Bulgarian: An Insider’s Tips

| Bulgaria

Is Bulgarian a language? Is Bulgarian Russian? Is it difficult to learn Bulgarian? Those are just a few of the awesome things people have Googledabout my native language. So let me get a few things straight: Yes, Bulgarian is a legitimate language with centuries over centuries of history. In fact, you know that funky alphabet […]

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Top Things to Do in Croatia

| Croatia

30 years ago, Croatia was a war-stricken country with collapsed economy, a refugee problem and an awfully damaged infrastructure. In three short decades, it has managed to rise from the ashes of the Yugoslav Wars and today Croatia is the European Union’s newest member. The economy is booming and tourism constitutes 20% of the GDP. […]

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What to Expect When Dating Bulgarian Girls

| Bulgaria

This article about Bulgarian girls is written by a local! Bulgarian girls are fairy-like creatures, they are modern goddesses, they are the perfect women – stunning, smart, down-to-earth, ready to serve their men in any way possible. Wait, what? You mean all the pickup forums and advice columns lie? We actually don’t live our lives waiting […]

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15 Things About Romanian Culture You Must Know

| Romania

What comes to mind when we think Romanians right now is that they are marching against their government (and winning). Or maybe you don’t watch the news and Romania only goes with vampire tales in your mind. Either way, there is more to Romanian culture than count Dracula and political turmoil. Here are a few things […]

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A Walk Around Old Town Dubrovnik

| Croatia

I recently spent some time in Old Town Dubrovnik, Croatia, and was very impressed with the city as a whole. Despite being there in January, it was still a great experience. I can’t even imagine how crowded this place gets come summertime. I should note, the image that you see in the header of this […]

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An Insider Look at the Sofia Nightlife Scene

| Bulgaria

Sofia is vibrant city, full of art and history, delectable food to sample, and yet you will not find the usual crowds of tourists even during high season. If that doesn’t have you Google-ing plane tickets (which by the way, are quite affordable from most European cities and since it’s a short flight. The Sofia […]

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Do You Need to Learn the Bulgarian Language for Traveling to Bulgaria?

| Bulgaria

Be honest, other than Bulgarian split squats you probably don’t know much about Bulgaria—let alone the Bulgarian language. No judgment here. This small, southern Balticcountry is easily forgotten by most of the West. However, the Bulgarian language has some unique history and characteristics that make it stand apart from the other Slavic languages. More on […]

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Serbian Women: The Secrets You Gotta Know

| Dating

Ah, Belgrade and Serbian women. Party all night and mingle with Balkan beauties until the sun rises, right…? …Right? Regular readers of travel blogs and trip reports have surely come across various articles hailing Belgrade as the “Number 1 party city in Europe”, “Ultimate Nightlife Experience”—among many other made-up awards and buzzwords. Now, this is neither […]

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